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Adjective
Pulled or twisted out of shape
“But between us lay a broken and distorted mass of crevassed glacier, the passage of which seemed very doubtful.”
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Characterized by incongruity or asymmetry in shape or form
“It would be difficult, without having recourse to geometrical formulæ, to explain how it happens that by placing the eye at a particular point, the distorted lines of the drawing become symmetrical.”
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Having an ugly or frightening appearance
“Victor Emmanuel hated to wear any ceremonial dress likely to emphasize his distorted figure.”
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Giving a false account or impression
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“The model has the capacity to rediscover the true interregional trade flows from the highly distorted data.”
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Tampered with to give a misleading or false account or impression
“The organizational statistician has received deliberately distorted numbers.”
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Biased or prejudiced in favor of one side or cause
“The suspect appears to have deliberately given us a distorted account of what transpired based on his personal interests.”
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(of a visual or image) Blurry and not defined
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Knobbly, rough, and twisted, especially with age
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Characterized by abnormal and morally unacceptable practices or tendencies
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Departing from usual or accepted standards
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Untrue or hard to believe, typically made up
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In a corrupt or adulterated state
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Changed to a significant degree from a previous state
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Difficult to understand because it has been distorted
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Not in harmony or keeping with the surroundings or other aspects of something
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(of a voice) Not clear or distinct
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Having been simplified to the point where important information is not conveyed
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To have made something more complex
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Past tense for to physically deform or misshape something
“The heat is sufficient enough to distort the steel beams.”
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Past tense for to alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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“You appear to be trying to distort reality to fit your conclusion.”
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Past tense for to misrepresent something, typically to deceive
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“Our advertising must never attempt to distort the truth.”
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Past tense for to describe or express in too exaggerated terms
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Past tense for to bend and give way under pressure or strain
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Past tense for to physically distort or contort something
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Past tense for to cause damage to
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Past tense for to mimic, typically humorously
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Past tense for to inflict a violent and disfiguring injury on
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Past tense for to break or destroy the structure of
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Past tense for to use (something) in the wrong way or for the wrong purpose
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Past tense for to simplify (something) so much that a distorted impression of it is given
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Past tense for to miscommunicate, distort, mangle or misstate information during verbal expression
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Past tense for to change from one form to another
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Past tense for to give or deliver false, fake, or misleading information
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Past tense for to interfere with or put into a state of disorder
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Past tense for to interpret erroneously, or to understand incorrectly
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Past tense for to interfere with the normal arrangement or functioning of
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Past tense for to injure or hurt by twisting a body part
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Past tense for to make, or cause to be, blur or dim
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Past tense for to cause to go crazy or insane
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Past tense for to manipulate (a situation), typically in a way that is unfair or unscrupulous
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